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July 11th 1969 - "Space Oddity" was released 5 days before Apollo 11 blasted off!

It was David Bowie's first hit single - and the BBC refused to play it until the Apollo 11 astronauts had landed back on earth!

Today we honoured the classic song on Rocks In Your Head

Press the audio button to see how many of the 5 questions you would have got right.

RCA Records [Public domain]

"Space Oddity" - 50 years old today